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Classic Movie Theaters on Chicago's North Side

1 hr

From $200

Uncover the histories of four North Side movie theaters

About This Tour


Discover select histories of four former movie theaters on Chicago's North Side.

In this program, guests will learn about the Howard Theater's darker side, the Lakeside's fear of becoming a "cheap theater," the unique ownership of the Morse Theater, and the nine lives of the New Devon Theater. 

Much of this program is enhanced with HD video of the four classic movie theaters' exteriors—or what is left of them.